Monthly Archives: April 2004

Thursday, April 29, 2004

An enigma. Merriam-Webster’s definition: Main Entry: enig·ma Pronunciation: i-’nig-m&, e-Function: nounEtymology: Latin aenigma, from Greek ainigmat-, ainigma, from ainissesthai to speak in riddles, from ainos fable1 : an obscure speech or writing2 : something hard to understand or explain3 : … Continue reading

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Wednesday, April 28, 2004

I went to work Monday night, the 26th, dealt through the shift, and hit the work out club with my friend/dealer Suki, at 3:00 a.m. We did an upperbody workout, went for a long walk in the early a.m. pre-dawn … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 24, 2004

I received this email from my long time friend, working sister, Grace. It was so good I had to share it with the readers of Tango. Linda, thought you would get a kick out of this. The lineup for the … Continue reading

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Friday, April 23, 2004

I’m baffled by people that WORK in the poker room, that would include employees of the casino and the people that play there for a living, and all of the idiot things they do to make the game worse and … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 22, 2004

Just run this around in your crowded little think tank…get back to me on it. When you walk down the street, or into the neighborhood supermarket, or go to work, you pass and greet a lot of the same people. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 20, 2004

The $25,000 WPT Championship kicked off on the 19th with a record 343 entries… All kinds of homeless chips running across the green felt tonight. Most of the games I dealt were pretty easy going. One big BLACK spot on … Continue reading

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Sunday, April 18, 2004

Have a seat…the ramble’s starting. I began playing and dealing poker in 1980, in Missoula, Montana, at the Oxford. The Oxford’s claim to fame was ‘brain’s & eggs’ – advertised on the menu as ‘He needs them’. I jumped into … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 17, 2004

HELP! There’s a stampede coming, they’re surrounding the tables and the podium and running over everything in sight in a mad dash to get into a game or get on a list…any game and any list. Some of us believe … Continue reading

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Friday, April 16, 2004

I returned to work tonight and it’s hard to believe that the place had ever been ‘down’. It was exactly as I left it last Friday night. Tournament and satellites were running in the pit area, the room was jam … Continue reading

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Thursday, April 15, 2004

I had the night off, not due to a power outage but due to a Dr. visit earlier in the day that left me lacking the desire to show up at work…I was excused. My first night back to work … Continue reading

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